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Feast is seeking experienced journalists and food writers from across the Midwest for print and online freelance opportunities.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate a strong knowledge of the food scene and a passion for cooking, beer, wine, cocktails, restaurants and all-things culinary. A journalism background (or extensive published writing experience) is required.

Print

  • Candidates for print stories must:
  • Possess a passion for storytelling and feature writing, including long-form and short-form food-focused writing and profile writing
  • Be able to conduct in-depth interviews and reporting with accuracy
  • Have thorough knowledge of AP style and accurately follow in-house style guides
  • Assertively pursue assignment contacts and consistently meet deadlines
  • Pitch story ideas and follow leads in collaboration with the editorial team

Digital

  • Candidates for online stories must have the ability to:
  • Independently research, report and break news stories
  • Identify interesting trends in the Missouri and Southern Illinois food scene
  • Produce clear, concise and accurate stories
  • Turn around stories in a timely fashion
  • Write short pieces comprehensively
  • Follow AP style and accurately follow in-house style guides

To apply, please email a resume, three to five writing samples and three professional references to editor@feaststl.com. No phone calls.